39 Total Quotes

Pope VI Quotes

We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice.
Pope VI
#Italian Clergyman #Christmas

In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day's long.
Pope VI
#Age And Aging #Italian Clergyman

We see in these swift and skillful travelers a symbol of our life, which seeks to be a pilgrimage and a passage on this earth for the way of heaven.
Pope VI
#Life #Italian Clergyman

Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure, but it has great difficulty in generating joy.
Pope VI
#Italian Clergyman #Difficulty

The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune.
Pope VI
#Birthday

No more war! Never again war! If you wish to be brothers, drop your weapons.
Pope VI
#Italian Clergyman

The Eucharistic mystery stands at the heart and center of the liturgy since it is the fount of life by which we are cleansed and strengthened to live not for ourselves but for God and to be united in love among ourselves.
Pope VI
#Italian Clergyman

Are there memories left that are safe from the clutches of phony anniversaries?
Pope VI
#Anniversaries #Memories

Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman's greatest sin, except to be there when he doesn't want her.
Pope VI
#Absence

I met a hundred men going to Delhi and everyone is my brother.
Pope VI
#Men #Brotherhood

Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help.
Pope VI
#Aid And Assistance

The pope is becoming a missionary, you will say. Yes, the pope is becoming a missionary, which means a witness, a shepherd, an apostle on the move.
Pope VI
#Italian Clergyman

Catholics, in their ecumenical work, must assuredly be concerned for their separated brethren, praying for them, keeping them informed about the Church, making the first approaches toward them. But their primary duty is to make a careful and honest appraisal of whatever needs to be done or renewed in the Catholic household itself, in order that its life may bear witness more clearly and faithfully to the teachings and institutions which have come to it from Christ through the Apostles.
Pope VI
#Work

Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest.
Pope VI
#Anger #Italian Clergyman

Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the continuous renewal of its leaves, but whose strength comes from the old trunk, with solid roots in the ground.
Pope VI
#Italian Clergyman

Everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Pope VI
#Action #Editor's Pick #Quote of the Day #Motivational

Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles; but the magnifying of the one is like looking through a telescope at heavenly objects; that of the other, like enlarging monsters with a microscope.
Pope VI
#Affection #Melancholy